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Why can't I see all comments on my own youtube video?

I own a video. In the video manager, it shows the following: Also, when I view the video, I see this: So what the hell is that? How many comments are there? Why can't I see all of them? I ...
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Remove YouTube recommendations

I use YouTube without signing in, because I do not want a personalized experience (read: echo chamber). However I have noticed even when not signed in, I am getting Recommended for you ...
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Why can't I contribute subtitles to some YouTube videos?

Here someone asked if it's possible to contribute subtitles to a YouTube video. I know that it's possible because I contributed italian subtitles for this video (because there is an option to do ...
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Find external source URL in YouTube analytics

One of my videos has seen an unexpected spike in traffic and 98% of this traffic is coming from a forum post. I want to see the post so I can understand why people were directed there but I can see ...
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How to view the full background image of a YouTube channel?

I just wondered if there is a trick to show the full-sized background image of a YouTube channel. With thumbnails, there is the trick to view the image and change the URL (from */mqdefault.jpg to ...
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Does trimming video on YouTube.com affect the quality of the trimmed video?

I'm trying to understand if trimming a video uploaded to YouTube affects the quality of the trimmed video. I read on one blog that the video is copied. Not sure if that means it was re-encoded or just ...
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Youtube account suspended, What now?

My youtube account has been suspended for the video that I have created. And I still suspect if it has broken any law. What to do now? Can I reinstate my youtube account or the least create a new ...
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Closing Google Apps account: Can I migrate YouTube account and Android Apps?

I have a Google Apps account, which I use for my personal email and as my primary personal Google account. The Google Apps account is associated with my personal domain name. I am thinking about ...
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Why are some Youtube-Thumbnails not available in their maxresdefault-version?

I want to get the best resolution for a youtube-thumbnail. I've geard about the trick to just modify the url (from *ytimg.com/vi/*/mqdefault.jpg to maxresdefault.jpg) This works pretty well in most ...
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How to upload to YouTube from the command-line

I want to upload to YouTube without having to use the web interface in order to automate some things. Is there a way to upload from the command line in OSX?
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How does YouTube's mix feature work?

I've looked around quite a bit but haven't been able to find much of anything in the way of documentation for this feature. How does it work? Does it load random videos by specific artists? ...
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Any way to organize YouTube subscriptions into categories?

With a growing number of channel subscriptions, I find it more and more annoying to browse my subscriptions list in search for new videos. I was wondering if there is any way to organize all the ...
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Anonymous YouTube playlist

Under Creator Studio, Video Manager, Playlists, New playlist, a new playlist can be created. However this requires logging in. Can a YouTube playlist be created without logging in?
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YouTube save position

Is there a way to autosave positions of YouTube videos? Preferably automatically and without plugins. This worked a month ago without a plugin, now it does not work anymore (for me). Ubuntu Linux ...
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Add subtitles to a video of another user on YouTube

I would like to offer a translation to another user's video on YouTube. The original video is in Spanish and I would like to write a Hebrew translation that would be relevant to very few people. The ...
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How to set “My subscriptions” as the default view on YouTube.com?

YouTube made some changes recently: Going to the homepage at YouTube.com no longer shows videos solely from your subscriptions, but also recommended videos: Below those are "Recent videos from" ...
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On youtube “google+” how can I restrict notifications to just people replying to me?

on youtube when I looked at notifications I see notifications showing me comments that have nothing to do with me How do I stop getting notifications just because somebody commented on a post that I ...
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Are YouTube videos you upload posted to the connected Google+ account?

I just started a new YouTube channel and I'm wondering if the videos you uploaded get posted to your Google+ account? Basically I have my main Google/YouTube account and I went and created a new ...
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Playlists of playlists on youtube

Is it possible to have a playlist which contains other playlists on Youtube? For example I have a playlist named 'Jazz' which contains jazz music, and a playlist called 'Rock' which contains rock. Is ...
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How can I hide channels from Youtube?

Some highly ranked Youtube channels seem to do nothing but reupload others' videos and slap advertisements on them. I am really really tired of giving those channels views, but it's sometimes hard ...
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Hide existing Youtube comments from Google+ Posts

I've been using Youtube and Google+ for years now. In the past I've posted comments on Youtube videos with little restraint. Now, unfortunately, my Google+ feed is an embarrassing window into the mind ...
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How to sort YouTube videos by view count in a category?

YouTube sorting system is broken. I can sort videos by view count in search results but we need just sort videos in a category by view count like old days because if i search "music" or "fuuny" i ...
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Can you subscribe to a YouTube channel as a podcast?

Videos are available in several different formats on YouTube, and RSS feeds are provided for channels. Is there a feed that will allow me to subscribe in iTunes?
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How can I preload videos in a playlist?

It annoys me how I can't have the next video loading when the current is done buffering. Or can I? I'm looking for a Chrome extension to be specific but any other mainstream browser's extension would ...
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How to view YouTube's “show more” without downloading the video?

If ytimg.com is blocked by NoScript, I can only view the title, some comments, etc. The show more button usually does not work. But when I (temporarily) allow ytimg.com it allows show more, but also ...
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How do I stop suggested videos on YouTube coming from my Grandma?

So I don't remember exactly what I did, either I checked my email on gmail or logged into YouTube on my Grandma's computer, and now I keep receiving recommended videos based on videos I obviously ...
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How to telecast a live streaming video on YouTube?

I need to telecast to a group of friends a video with live streaming specifically to YouTube. Are there any ways to accomplish this? Can you suggest me some methods or tools to stream live on ...
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Are there are any volume keyboard shortcuts for the YouTube TV application (www.youtube.com/tv)?

I am using the YouTube TV app on a Chrome browser in a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. I have found the keyboard shortcuts for trickplay J: Rewind K: Play/Pause L: Fastforward but I cannot find the keyboard ...
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Youtube Videos - Load them with Volume Muted

I spend more time on the computer/internet than on anything else (I know, I know!). Now, I do watch a lot of Youtube videos, but in order to not get distracted I have to launch them with the volume ...
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How to increase the volume on certain YouTube videos

Most videos on YouTube are loud enough and I can hear them perfectly well, but some have got the volume down too low even with the YouTube volume slider on max and the PC volume set to maximum too. In ...
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How can I change a YouTube video's volume beyond the normal limits

I often watch multiple videos simultaneously (don't ask why). Today I was trying to watch video1 and video2. The problem is not the overall volume, but rather the volume difference. If I raise the ...
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Embedding YouTube video in Google Slides at specific time

I'm trying to embed a YouTube video in a Google Slides presentation at a specific time (after about a minute into the video). I select the "Copy video URL at current time": But when I paste that ...
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How to stop receiving email notifications for specific comment threads on Youtube?

Whenever I reply to a comment on Youtube, I am automatically subscribed to all replies to that same comment. Usually this is what I want, as the comments emailed to me are usually replies to what I ...
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How to change my YouTube channel name

I don't even know if it's possible to do this, but what I'm trying to do is to change how my name on YouTube shows up to others (when I post videos or comments or the like). I just want to change the ...
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Is it possible to create a “smart playlist” (YouTube Mix) from a set of keywords (artists names)?

Is it possible to create a "smart" (or "automatic", or "mix") playlist on YouTube from a set of keywords? For instance, I want to play a playlist of automatically selected videos matching the ...
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How do I get all comments of a YouTube video?

http://youtube.com/all_comments?v= stopped working and redirects to watch?v=.... A Reddit thread states that AJAX populator also does not allow to show all the comments when there are multiple ...
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How to subscribe only to a specific category of videos in a YouTube channel?

I find most of the Tobuscus YouTube videos boring. But I like the "Cute Win Fail" ones. Can I be notified only when he uploads such videos, instead of subscribing to them all?
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Listen to music on YouTube without video

Is there a way to listen to YouTube videos without having the video playing? I work on a computer, and I usually listen to music while working. In the last couple of years I find myself using YouTube ...
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How do I subscribe to a YouTube playlist?

Let's say there's a channel that churns out a lot of content, but I am only interested in a subset of it. That content cannot be made into a show, as per some YouTube guideline or whatever, but the ...
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View list of YouTube videos shared with me

My friend has shared a lot of his private videos with me. Every time he shares a video, I get an email with a link through which I can watch the video. But I cannot find a place in YouTube where the ...
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Export all YouTube watch history

I'd like to export all of my YouTube watch history. It seems to exist if I use the YouTube history page, but it requires me to keep scrolling down and clicking "Load more"; besides, using the ...
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Watch history in YouTube

You know that YouTube allows us to see our watch history. My watch history is about 5000 videos, so I can't keep scrolling to reach the first videos that I viewed. Are there any better ways to view ...
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How to stop your YouTube comments/activities from showing on Google+

I don't want anyone know what videos I’m watching/liking/commenting or any of my activity from YouTube to show on my Google+ page or stream. I found a few settings on the privacy page: But I can't ...
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YouTube keyboard shortcuts?

I just found out if you type j when watching a YouTube video, it lapses back about 10-20 seconds, depending on the video, I think. I Googled for "YouTube keyboard shortcuts" but couldn't find a page ...
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How can I get a YouTube channel representing my business deleted?

An old co-director who has since passed away uploaded some videos to a YouTube channel named after our business and I want to get these deleted. I have tried resetting his password as I have access ...
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Is it possible for my friends to find out that I liked a video on YouTube?

Who can see that I've "liked" a video? Is liking a video on YouTube private?
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Cut an uploaded YouTube video

I uploaded a video to YouTube and now I want to cut it shorter using the YouTube Editor without having to save repost it as a new video. Is this possible?
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How to use YouTube fully with HTTPS?

I have to use YouTube with an HTTPS connection, because YouTube is banned here (I need it for watching some specific videos from Stanford University). But it seems it uses an HTTP connection for ...
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Use Copyrighted Pictures in YouTube Thumbnails

I have seen a lot of the time on YouTube that people are using images which are copyrighted or may be copyrighted in their YouTube video thumbnails. My question is: is it allowed to use copyrighted ...
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Frame by frame control of a YouTube video?

Is there a way to move frame by frame in a YouTube video? I don't want to download the video. I know that Ctrl+1, Ctrl+2, etc. can jump to sections in a video. That's cool, but I would like more ...